Historical Events In August - 01
Friday, 17 August 2018
0126 Publius ,Helvius Pertinax, Roman emperor (193 AD) on August - 01.
0527 Justinianus I succeeds Justinus I as emperor of Byzantium on August - 01.
0527 On August - 01 justinus I, Byzantine emperor (518-27), dies
0607 On this day in history ono no Imoko is dispatched as envoy to the Sui court in China (Traditional Japanese date: July 3, 607).
0649 Pope Martinus I chosen successor of Theodorus I [or 8/7] on this day in history.
0860 On this day in history peace of Koblenz: Charles the Bare, Louis the German & Lotharius II
0902 Aghlabidisch emir Ibrahim II destroys Taormina, Sicily on this day in history.
1021 On August - 01 synod of Pavia: emperor Henry II convicts married priest
1086 On this day in history english barons become submissive to king Willem the Occupier
1137 On August - 01 louis VI, King of France, dies (1108-37)
1177 On August - 01 peace Treaty of Venice: Emperor Frederik I & Pope Alexander III
1190 On this day in history floris III, Count of Holland, dies
1203 Alexius IV Angelus appointed co-regent of Byzantium on this day in history.
1291 Everlasting League forms, basis of Swiss Confederation (Independence) on this day in history.
1322 On this day in history peter van Herenthals, South Netherlands theologist/church historian
1404 On August - 01 earl Engelbert I of Nassau marries Johanna of Poland
1457 Laurentius Valla, Italian philosopher (Voluptate), dies at about 50 on this day in history.
1485 Henry (VII) Tudors army sails to England on August - 01.
1492 On August - 01 jews are expelled from Spain by King Ferdinand & Queen Isabella
1495 Jan Scorel, Dutch painter/architect on August - 01.
1498 On August - 01 christopher Columbus reaches the mainland of North America
1498 Christopher Columbus lands on "Isla Santa" (Venezuela) on August - 01.
1520 Sigismund II Augustus, King of Poland (1548-72) on this day in history.
1588 English admiral Howard van Effingham beats Spanish Armada on August - 01.
1589 Murder attempt by monk Jacques Clement on French King Hendrik III on this day in history.
1619 First black American slaves (20 slaves) land at Jamestown, Virginia on this day in history.
1619 1st black Americans (20) land at Jamestown, Virginia on this day in history.
1626 On this day in history earl Earnest Casimir conquerors Oldenzaal
1628 On August - 01 emperor Ferdinand II demands Austria Protestant convert to Catholicism
1628 Francesco Gonzaga, composer, dies at 37 on this day in history.
1642 Ahmed II, 21st sultan of Turkey (1691-95) [or Feb 25, 1643] on August - 01.
1659 On this day in history antoine Mouque, composer
1664 Battle at St Gotthard: Earl Raimondo Montecucculi beats Ahmed Kiprulu on August - 01.
1667 Paul Foot, lawyer/historian, dies at 48 on this day in history.